NIHIL EX NIHILO FIT

was first introduced by Parmenides, a Greek philosopher around 480 BC. It is a simple expression, in Latin, which simply means that nothing comes into being that does not already exist in some form or another.

NIHIL EX NIHILO FIT: "Nihil ex nihlo fit roughly translated into Latin means that something comes into being that does not already exist in one form or another."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NIHIL EX NIHILO FIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nihil-ex-nihilo-fit/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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